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in wisconsin romney headed to ohio where president obama is also campaigning today. recent polls show the president with a slight lead in ohio. but a new poll shows nationwide the race remains a virtual deadlock. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country support president obama. while 48% say they are voting for his challenger mitt romney. >>> new at noon community members in an east oakland neighborhood at this hour are celebrating the groundbreaking of a new business center development. the project promises about 100 new jobs for the community and would finally bring a grocery store to the neighborhood. new at noon ktvu's brian flores is at the event in mcought there boulevard in east oakland, good afternoon. >> reporter: hi, good afternoon to you as you can see behind me there is not much besides dirt and construction crews but in less than a year a new grocery store and business development is expected to arise here and give people new jobs and hopefully new hope. >>> just a few minutes ago city officials community members and business leaders
with the state i guess most people think may decide the race, that is ohio. the obama camp says they have the big edge in early voting in your state and also note that they have 137 campaign offices around the country, and the romney camp has only 39. >> well, chris, first of all, you mentioned the real clear politics average in ohio, 2.3%, in the president's favor and now it is 1.9%, actually because the polls are closing, the latest poll, by the ohio newspapers, showing the race a dead heat. and that is certainly what i feel. i also feel like momentum is on our side. i have been at 6 rallies over the last week and at about a dozen centers around the state and energy and enthusiasm is on our side this year and it is interesting to watch. but, we were down 5 to 10 points before the debates and after the debates, we are about dead even and it is moving our way. >> chris: senator warner, your state of virginia is right in the path of that huge storm. if you lose power, and, you could lose it for days, could it have an effect on early voting, and even have an effect on election day? >> well, chris,
in colorado ohio romney told supporters president obama is not the man to lead the country for another four years years. >> you see he's reelected you're going to have the status quo. he calls it forward, i call it forewarned. >> romney is off to florida while ryan continues to campaign in ohio. >> it's always america is in decline, america is not in decline, you're in denial. >> reporter: as for the democrats, vice president joe biden hit the trail in ohio, president obama spent the day in washington, d.c. >>> and coming up in eight minutes we sit down with a group of northern california voters, what's on their minds as they pick a president and help shape the future of the nation. >>> more bad news tonight for hockey fans what we've learned about plans for a full nhl season. the giants in detroit later in sports what ryan vogelsan had to say about starting tomorrow in game three. >> i'm going to have the forecast for game three, i think you're going to be surprised on how cool the temperatures are going to be and of course we have the bay area weekend, see you back here in a few minutes,
left before election day. president obama has three campaign events in ohio today. the president has now received the endorsement of new york city mayor michael bloomberg an independent. he is endorsing president obama because the president's leadership on climate change. meanwhile mitt romney begins today with a campaign event in wisconsin before he too moves on to ohio. tonight romney will appear with paul ryan at a rally in west chester, ohio. they will be joined by many of romney sportiers including speaker of the house john boehner. >>> there is heartbreak for a n family torn apart by sandy. the bodies of two young boys were found in the marsh. coming up the mother says no one answered about her calls for help. >>> well, today is the day many apple fans have been waiting for. delivery of the knew ipad mini. u.s. apple stores will deliver them to people who placed early orders. many placed last week. it's a little more expensive than many expected with a starting price of $329. >>ll ght looks like i might get one. >> i think everyone in my house wants one. >>> let's go see what t
and also mitt romney. >>> president obama is campaigning in the battleground at a time of ohio today. after this he is going to go to more events in ohio today. and mitt romney is is is starting this horning in another key state, wisconsin, and this is a life picture of west allis, wisconsin where romney is going speak. after this he is going to go to ohio where tonight he and paul ryan are going to be joined by their high profile supporters for a large rally: the time is 8:05 happening-- >>> all right, it is 8:05 and wall mat employees are protesting. >> reporter: yes, they have been here since about 5:30 this morning. now a couple of thins going on here, this dc-things going hon here. they are calling for wal-mart to change poll sis. but the employees are taking an and against wal-mart. there are about six toiseach wall mat employ eyes who--wal-mart employees who took part in a sit in. now we spoke with a cupful people who took part in the sit in and they say they are being unfairly streeted. >> if we work hardware going get a job here and through the christmas at least. but it is about
ohio for criticizing president barack obama for the auto bailout. >> reporter: the head of chrysler issued a statement saying it's not shifting jobs to china and the president's team has been out in force refuting the ad. >> in the last few hours with this campaign they have become truly desperate. >>> he is standing by the ad in virginia. reporting live, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well several people have already voted and you are looking at video for early voters in maryland. some of the states are already releasing those who are voting and 2. 7 million people have already voted 2. 73 for the democrat and 41% for republicans. >>> they are taking their message to freeway overpasses this morning. in just about 45 minutes they are shrinking banners and they are urging commuters to vote for prop 30. if passed they would raise income taxes on people earning more than $250,000 a year. if it fails it would trigger education cuts. a new school and 48% of voters say they will vote yes on proposition 30 down 4 -- 54% on proposition 30. now the poll shows support for moll
people were looking for work. president obama who campaigns in ohio today is using his financial stump speech say the economy son the right track and he needs four more years to keep the momentum going. >> right now we could be putting more folks back to work right now. fixing roads and bridges. expanding broad band to rural neighborhoods. making sure our schools are state of the art. let's put americans back to work doing the work that needs to be done. >> reporter: but mitt romney is trying to make the closing argument that is the recovery could be much better with him in the white house and he's ridiculing one of the president's recent suggestions to consolidate federal agencies that deal with this. >> we don't need a secretary of business to understand business, we need a president who understands business and i do. >> reporter: i'll have reaction to the jobs report during my next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:shh 15. a poll shows a shift on how californias will vote on prop 34. the proposed repeal of the death penalty
'm sorry, new hampshire tomorrow. today, romney is campaigning in ohio, iowa and wisconsin, both romney and obama campaigns say they will suspended their fundraising e-mails to voters on the east coast out of consideration for the storm's impact. >>> hurricane sandy, its impact already being felt on the u.s. financial markets. there will be no trading on the floors of the new york stock exchange or the nasdaq today no. electronic trading on those markets, either. they could remain closed tomorrow as well but that decision will be made later today. >>> people who live in treasure island can stop boiling their drinking water now. the tests show the water is now safe to drink. the san francisco public utilities commission says residents should flush their appliances and pipes first. that's after the water main broke on friday night. >>> back to the world series coverage. as we mentioned earlier, giants 3rd baseman pablo sandoval was named world series mvp. the man nick named the panda hit .500 during the world series and in that big game 1 he hit three home runs. . >> had a great series. >
to several million people could lose power by midnight. president obama had to campaign the stops in florida and ohio to deal with the emergency. he spoke after a briefing in the white house situation room. transportation room is tied up for a long time. friday, the significant impact for a lot of people in addition to flooding will be getting power back up. we anticipate there are a lot of trees down, a lot of water. >> by the shore especially. and the record levels in the eastern shores, delaware and new jersey. president obama is campaign -- canceling the campaign spot tomorrow. the storm is hitting its peak right now in washington. live this afternoon, scott mcfarland, ktvu news. >> we'll be following hurricane sandy throughout the day on ktvu. more on the website and full coverage tonight starting on our 5:00 news. >>> a hearing is continuing for two teenagers while burglarizing their home earlier this month. 18-year-old cody nakozia and christy birdsal are charged with murder and special circumstance of murder during robbery. prosecutors say october 17th, they went to the home of barba
now. you have florida and ohio. look at that obama is wing by only 2% in florida and ohio they are also just 2% apart. >>> the federal government is buying gasoline to get fuel super storm sandy victims. the obama administration ordered 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and 10 million gallons of diesel. tanker trucks will take the fuel to gas stations in new york, new jersey and other storm stricken areas. it is a welcome news for the thousands that are trying to leave. >> i'm getting out of the city. the city accident love me. i've been here my whole life. there's nothing. the ocean tore through my house and i lost everything i known 27 years and i'm five years living in the streets. >> gas supply dropped when super storm sandy flooded pipeline equipment. new jersey governor has ordered gas rationing to cut down on lines at gas stations. it's called odd even rationing. vehicles with license plates that end in even number cans only fill up on even numbered days of the month. odd number and specialized plates can go on the odd days. the plan is expected to work since only
obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last 8 month. >> the president said despite another month of job growth, there is still more work to do. and only on 2 tonight, a last look at california voters sentiment towards the presidential race. what is motivating them to vote for or against the candidate, and how the vice presidential picks are impacting votes. >>> we talk a lot about crime in oakland, but oakland is the scene of a huge party on the first friday of every month. it's a party that is drawing thousands of people from all over. we are in the uptown area, and tells us this party just keeps getting bigger every month. >> reporter: that's right. first friday begins in an hour, but the street near 19th and telegraph is shut down. vendors, business owners and galleries are expected a huge crowd tonight. she shows off her gallery which recently celebrated a year in its new locatio
romney have canceled stops in virginia. romney is going to head on back to ohio. >> president obama canceled his stops in virginia tomorrow and will stop in ohio and florida before going back to washington to monitor the storm. >> they have a rerole in the presidential campaign and it seems pressure is growing from both democrats and republicans. it is still anyone's race. the president and romney have been neck and neck and much paul ryan was in the buckeye state trying to get last minute votes. >> we need your help. this is a big deal. we are not picking a president for four years here. we are choosing a path for this country that will last a generation. >>> mitt romney is going to stay in ohio until tuesday. the president is scheduled to appear with bill clinton in ohio this afternoon. it is a little over a week away. >> they are taking advantage of the voting and poll heading to the polls election day. they stood in long lines to vote and many folks were shocked by the poll turnouts. this is the first time it is held on a saturday. early voting end on friday. in florida, more th
america, and there are good democrats like that. >> romney is expected to attend rallies in ohio and wisconsin tomorrow. >>> president obama received a big endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he used this week's storm to highlight the president's warning about global warming. >>> the victim's wife says she still hasn't been allowed to see her husband's body. >> wilbur bartly's family shared photos and put out a plea. >> this is such a sad sad moment. not because of just what's been taken from us but because it's been taken from everyone else. >> reporter: so they want answers including his widow. >> i don't have any information about my husband, i haven't seen him since he died. i cannot view his body because it's a homicide. >> reporter: a homicide which pushed howard jordan to stand with the family explaining how last summer he met the business owner. >> i'm here today to personally condemn that senseless act of violence against this man. this man was more than just a number in a homicide stats, he was a family member, a son, a dad, a nephew, a cousin. >> re
heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with diners and when one woman offered to buy him a drink, he bought a round of brewed ale instead. >>> nightmare in new york city, the possibility motive of the alleged homicide of two kids at the hands of their nanny. >>> a cute, but dangerous cargo and what the man was trying to do with 15 tiger cubs. >>> coming up i will let you know if the warm weather lasts into your sunday and when we'll add rain chances to the long- range forecast. ve up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. when i see that
of a sent and -- cent and if it fails it will trigger billions. >>> president barack obama makes it to three battleground credibility and character states. he spent the last few days touring areas of new jersey with governor chris christie. he will campaign areas such as ohio for more campaign appearances tomorrow. meanwhile mitt romney has three scheduled appearances and he returned to campaigning yesterday african selling events because of the storm. mitt romney has avoided harsh criticism because of his attacks. >>> because of people already voting they are lined up in maryland. some states are releasing the meat and 41% democrat and 41% republican. >>> there are some new guidelines in place to help immigrants stay in the country even if they commit wanted to stay -- and even if they wanted to be here. >>> he wore a shirt that read, i look illegal and while he didn't talk about it directly he welcomed the illegalness. the maker of the shirt says online orders are flurry willing in. the first two game of the series generated $18 million in tourism. the city is paying for the cleanup trans
it off track just one week before election day. president barack obama has canceled all campaign dates. mitt romney has also reworked his campaign schedule and mitt romney has changed an appearance in ohio this morning from a campaign rally to a storm relief event. >>> time now san francisco police he investigating a homicide in the mission district. police say a young man was shot and died an hour later. it is still not clear what led up to that deadly gunfire. >>> oakland police say a late night san dove ended immediately. they had a report of a man in cans street. no arrests have been made and police have not told us what prompted this accident. >>> antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may in connection to sierra lemar's disappearance. volunteers continue to search for her and even though her body has not been found, antolin garcia-torres faces murder charges. >>> it is the second world series parade for the giants tomorrow. now in 2010, a million people turned out and a lot of preparation may serve you a lot of headaches. you can help folks plan can't you terror. >> if you plan on
. house speaker john tweeted mayb president obama can do. both capped dates will be cam -- candidates will be campaigning today in the make or break swing state of ohio. reporting live alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new ktvu field poll shows a dramatic shift in how californians say they will vote on proposition 34. the proposed repeal of the state's death penalty. it shows a sudden rise in support for proposition 34. 45% of likely voters say they will vote yes. 38% say they will vote no. 17% of voters remain undecided on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are tr
voters on. they'll be watching the news, they'll see the candidates but will see obama acting as president. >> reporter: the vice president tried to reenforce that imagine. >> i've never seen a guy so focused. >> reporter: governor romney turned a campaign rally in ohio into a storm relief drive. >> romney is in a tougher situation. he has to appear like he's not campaigning and yet he still needs to be in the news. >> would you eliminate fema if you before president? >> reporter: romney was peppered with questions of his plan to end fema. >> if mistakes are made, people will note them and it could hurt them. >> reporter: what would sandy's impact be on the election pundents on the days after the election. it could take historians months, days or years to truly sort out. >>> more than 100 tenants could be evicted from their floating homes. we'll tell you what the redwood city planning commission will do. >>> new questions tonight about a port of oakland executives claim that he was just entertaining clients. >>> add an umbrella to your costume. i'm tracking halloween rain and
in florida. romney turned and event in ohio yesterday into a donation collection into storm victims. this is going to be the first designated campaign event since sandy hit. president obama will be touring the storm damage with chris christie ta. one of mitt romney's major boosters. christie is causing some angst for the campaign this week for the praise for the president. >> he's been outstanding on this. >> reporter: tomorrow, the president heads to colorado, nevada, wisconsin. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, alison. >>> the white house canceled this year's halloween celebration because the president is traveling to new jersey. mrs. obama was dressed up like a leopard. president obama was dressed up like -- well, president obama. >>> 8:16. fremont police are warning women about a suspicious man. a 20-year-old woman says a man at the park tried to lure her into his car around 10:15 saturday night. she says the man harassed her and put his armed around her. >>> in santa -- in santa clara a bank robbery suspect holed up to an apartment for more than six hours has bee
presidential candidate paul ryan began a two-day trip through ohio this morning. he spoke at a rally at a construction equipment company in philadelphia. the wisconsin congressman told the crowd president obama has not revived the economy, but mitt romney can, because he knows how to create jobs. >>> new software will allow americans living overseas to cast an electronic ballot in the november election. a technology-based company in spain says its software will allow ballots to be sent electronically to u.s. citizens living overseas. voters fill the ballot out online, then send them to a u.s. territory by traditional mail or e-mail. >> it's very important to be able to vote from here. i've been doing it for the past 10 years or so, and it's always been difficult and now it's getting easier, and with the system that we have developed, it's quite easy. >> the company says it has also developed electronic voting technology for elections in france, india and australia and other countries. >>> maricopa county in arizona made a costly printing mistakes, telling spanish speaking voters on a
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